Company Profile

Arryx Inc
Profile last edited on: 4/20/10      CAGE: 46FQ2      UEI:

Business Identifier: Three-dimensional optical tweezers
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Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

316 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601
   (312) 726-6675
Location: Single
Congr. District: 07
County: Cook

Public Profile

In June 2006, Arryx Inc was acquired by Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE). Arryx is focused to the development of products in the realm of the microscopic. The firm is engaged in microphonics and biochips. Arryx is developing holographic laser steering for nano-manufacturing and processing for industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to integrated circuits. The BioRyx 200 uses a spatial light modulator to create holographic patterns of light Holographic Optical Trapping (HOT) or Optical Tweezing enables the user to sculpt the light from a single laser beam into as many as 200 independently controllable optical tweezers that can be positioned and moved in three dimensions.

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VC funded?
Privately Held
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Awards Distribution by Agency

Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2006 1 USDA $79,998
Project Title: Holographic Optical Cell Manipulation for Automated Development of Improved Yeast Strains for Ethanol Production
2004 2 NIH $1,000,000
Project Title: Optical Trapping
2003 1 NIH $107,000
Project Title: Molecular Manipulation with a Holographic Laser Tweezers

Key People / Management

  Kenneth Bradley -- CEO

  Lewis Gruber -- President

  Nicole Grynaviski

  Robert Josephs

  Daniel Mueth -- CTO

  Joseph S Plewa

  Michael Reese -- CFO

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